Aritmie cardiache in età geriatrica

Translated title of the contribution: Cardiac arrythmias in the elderly

Giorgio De Benedetto, Roberta De Angelis, Chiara Fossati, Alessia Bellomo, Maria Alfarano, Benedetta Marigliano, Cristina Lo Iacono, Vincenzo Marigliano

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Abstract

The prescription of antiarrhythmic therapy in the elderly depends on the characteristics of clinical symptoms and on the potential morbidity and mortality. Some cardiac arrhythmias may cause bothersome symptoms but do not affect the long-term prognosis. However, other dysrhythmias with mild or no symptoms may be associated with a poor prognosis.

Translated title of the contributionCardiac arrythmias in the elderly
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)242-247
Number of pages6
JournalRecenti Progressi in Medicina
Volume103
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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